Diverse and Distributed Workforce in the Enterprise
the future of productivity Diverse and Distributed workforce in the Enterprise Remote is the new reality. The continued growth of a global talent market and the rise of a freelance planet have contributed to a dramatic shift in the number of employees who telecommute. Companies must increasingly provide the latest tools and technologies to help employees communicate and collaborate more efficiently. But because employees, contractors, and customers require different levels of access to digital resources, your organization must now find the balance between security and access without interrupting the flow of business. As companies continue to support distributed teams, they ’re seeing the power of shared workspaces and the necessity of integrated communications to allow for round-the-clock productivity and asynchronous collaboration. Faced with the challenges of a punctuated workday, a larger contingent staff, and fewer full-time workers, organizations will increasingly support deskless workers through role-based views and they’ll benefit from more flexible, tiered licensing models. <ul><li>Consider the numbers. </li></ul><ul><li>84 percent of organizations today have a remote workforce. (Gartner, 2010) </li></ul><ul><li>63 million workers in the U.S. will be telecommuting by 2016. ( Forrester, 2008 ) </li></ul><ul><li>60 percent of U.S. information workers say they are actually more productive and efficient when working remotely. ( 2010 U.S. Remote Working Research Summary National Survey Findings, Microsoft PressPass ) </li></ul>Learn more about our Enterprise Solutions: Read the Blog get our perspective on trends and challenges. Download the Gadget stay up-to-date on current trends. Visit our Website learn about solutions for addressing business trends . Follow us on Twitter get the latest news that is shaping business productivity.